Archive for January 17th, 2017

Is the unexpected credit growth in the final month of the year due to technical adjustments?

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BizLive | 6:00 AM

Credit growth once again had a speedy growth in December. According to the report of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), as of December 29, 2016, credit growth reached 18.7 [...] » More

AIIB eyes infrastructure development in Vietnam

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to invest in infrastructure development, particularly railways, highways and seaports, in Vietnam, said AIIB President [...] » More

SMEs’ lending must be reported to SBV quarterly

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam has asked its branches and credit institutions nationwide to report quarterly their lending to small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Under [...] » More

State bank keeps reference exchange rate stable

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The State Bank of Vietnam set the reference VND/USD exchange rate at 22,161 VND per USD on January 16, unchanged from the end of last week. With the current/- 3 percent [...] » More

Vietnamese bank marks one-year anniversary in Laos

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Saigon – Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) celebrated a year since the foundation of its subsidiary in Vientiane, Laos, with over 100 customers, including [...] » More

A look back at the bustle year of Vietnam’s financial market in 2016

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:00 AM

The financial market of Vietnam has closed year 2016 with various important points, from the development of the stock market, bond market and insurance market to the changes [...] » More

Minister warns of widening gap between VN and regional countries

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times Daily | 6:00 AM

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has warned the development gap between Vietnam and regional nations will continue widening if no drastic reforms are taken [...] » More

Securing market stability during Tet

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV5 | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a Decree introducing solutions to secure market stability during the traditional lunar New Year. Departments of Industry and [...] » More

Vietnam signs 15 deals in Party chief Trong’s China visit

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times Daily | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Party general Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and general Secretary of the Communist Party and President of China Xi Jinping on January 12 witnessed the signing of [...] » More

Vietnam PM hopes Trump will reconsider Pacific trade pact: report

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc says he’s still optimistic about the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told [...] » More

What does the $2.7b trade surplus mean?

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNN | 6:00 AM

Analysts were cautious about the trade surplus of VND2.7 billion in 2016, saying that the figure did not show the entire picture of the national economy. It is still [...] » More

Vietnam to attend World Economic Forum in Switzerland

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese delegation led by prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland from Tuesday to Friday. Themed [...] » More

Standard Chartered projects Vietnam’s economy to grow 6.6pct in 2017

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 6:00 AM

International bank Standard Chartered has forecast that Vietnam’s economy will expand by 6.6 percent in 2017, buoyed by strong growth in the manufacturing and [...] » More

SCB forecasts growth of 6.6pct

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Growth to get back on track following drought, according to Standard Chartered Global Research Briefing. Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) expects Vietnam’s GDP growth to [...] » More

Rambus Signs Patent License Agreement With Winbond

Rambus Signs Patent License Agreement With Winbond

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 4:30 AM

Broad agreement addresses device and cloud demands for high bandwidth, low latency, efficient memory solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rambus Inc. [...] » More